University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

National Poetry Month, Week 3


By: Jennifer Reifsteck

This week highlights two iconic objects from the Iraq’s Ancient Past exhibition:  Ram in the Thicket and Puabi’s Diadem and Headdress.  Here is what the guest interpreters had to say:

“Ram in the Thicket”
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Ram Caught in a Thicket
Shiny
A ram, Curious
Kicking, Standing, Eating
Why did they create this?
Stuck
by Marley

An Abington 2nd grader jots down reflections about Lady Puabi's jewels. Photo: Dari Sutton
An Abington 2nd grader jots down reflections about Lady Puabi’s jewels. Photo: Dari Sutton

Puabi’s Golden Headdress
Pretty
Big, Amazed
Drooping, Fascinating, Amazing
Where was this made?
Pattern
by Lucy


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